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'Batman' turns wanted crook in to police

March 5, 2013
Imagine the surprise police officers in Bradford, England, had when "Batman" showed up to turn in a man wanted of fraud-related activities and handling stolen goods. Yet, that's exactly what happened on Feb. 25.Danny...

Florida politics can be awfully bizarre

September 25, 2012
Florida is a strange place. Even a Facebook thread started by Tampa Bay Times writer Craig Pittman had responders stating that while they had lived in strange non-Florida states, Florida was definitely stranger.But social media threads not...

Strange itchy foot rash from the beach explained

September 24, 2012
Have you ever heard of sunbather’s eruption? Not many beach goers in New England have, but apparently it has been around for decades. The name sunbather’s eruption is a great description as to how it affects...

Real-life firestarter possibly found in Vietnam

June 15, 2012
Most of you who are my age (you know who you are, we need not disclose this information) remember either seeing the film Firestarter, reading the novel of the same title by Stephen King, or both.It appears that Drew...

Dallas' most unusual Christmas gift of 2011

January 1, 2012
Hands down, the most unusual Dallas Christmas gift was two donkeys. Really, have you ever received two donkeys for Christmas - this writer doubts it was ever on your Christmas list.Still, when four-year-old Skyler Schwalm's favorite...

The Magic Minnesota Multi-Dimensional Ax

November 24, 2011
An ax in northern Minnesota was recently sent on an inter-dimensional journey after possibly being stolen by a “shadow entity.” After being missing for two days, the ax returned, but appears to have been slightly altered in...